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Spanish tile

Double-headed eagle with crowns, a blue ball with a yellow cross underneath, and a pharos on each side; ground is cream color, figures in purple, blue, yellow and green. From the palace of Charles V at the Alhambra.

Provenance

1883, gift of Edward W. Hooper (b.1840-d.1901), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 22, 1883)

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

Spanish, Hispano-Moresque,

Accession Number

83.15

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Tiles